Columns

The first principle is not to fool yourself

June 16, 2022

Jeff Trueman BridgeTower Media Newswires We spend so much time and money trying to protect and enforce our rights against others that we overlook threats from within ourselves. The famous physicist, Richard Feynman, said, “The first principle is not ...

Defamation case cast might spell on a great nation

June 16, 2022

Berl Falbaum   I will begin with an apology and a confession. The apology first. I was asked if I would write about defamation lawsuits filed against each other by actor Johnny Depp and his ex-wife, actress Amber Heard. Sorry, can’t do it. With ...

Did Roe v Wade cross line drawn by stare decisis?

June 16, 2022

Samuel C. Damren This is the second commentary discussing the draft opinion authored by Justice Alito in Dobbs v. Jackson. No commentaries will follow until an actual decision is made and a final opinion available. The first commentary focused on an assessment ...

From the Field: The value of closure

June 16, 2022

Sheldon J. Stark This is the first in a series of "From the Field" columns describing mediator techniques you might find useful. I call this technique "The Value of Closure." I learned it from mediator J. Anderson Little, author of the ...

Another school shooting demands a call to legal action

June 16, 2022

Berl Falbaum Let’s cut through all the outrage that we have heard so often and come straight to the point:  We are a sick country – a very sick country. Cut it any way you want. But a country that has witnessed such a loss of lives from gun ...

Nation's response to expected end of Roe v. Wade already underway

June 16, 2022

Samuel C. Damren The draft “Opinion of the Court” in Dobbs v. Jackson declares at page 5 “that Roe and Casey must be overruled.” Nearing the conclusion at page 65, the majority opinion by Justice Alito states “(w)e do not pretend ...